New details about the upcoming third season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 4 were announced Monday at the Rainbow Six Major in Raleigh, North Carolina. A new operation is coming called Ember Rise. It will add two new operators, a revamped version of the map Kanal, a battle pass system and a series of quality of life improvements to the game.
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I’m playing Dota 2 again following the release of the game’s 2019 battle pass. There are new treasures to collect. Big tournaments are just around the corner. And I’ve spent another $14 on that battle pass. I can’t tell if this game is actually exciting again or if I just feel compelled to play because there’s a fresh batch of brass rings to grind for.
Pay-to-win games are garbage. Loot boxes are passe. Cosmetics are cute, but not a great incentive to keep playing. Game publishers have cycled through a bevy of monetisation gimmicks aimed at keeping gamers putting cash into their games, some more successful than others. Now, more and more of them seem to be coalescing around a new idea - the "battle pass".